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GuruFocus Financial Strength Rank measures how strong a company’s financial situation is. It is based on these factors

1. The debt burden that the company has as measured by its Interest coverage (current year).
2. Debt to revenue ratio. The lower, the better
3. Altman Z-score.

A company ranks high with financial strength is likely to withstand any business slowdowns and recessions.

Financial Strength : 5/10

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industry
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history
Cash to Debt 0.24
BODY's Cash to Debt is ranked lower than
122% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.91 vs. BODY: 0.24 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Cash to Debt only.
BODY' s 10-Year Cash to Debt Range
Min: 0.19  Med: 9999.50 Max: No Debt
Current: 0.24
Equity to Asset 0.19
BODY's Equity to Asset is ranked lower than
130% of the 838 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.47 vs. BODY: 0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Equity to Asset only.
BODY' s 10-Year Equity to Asset Range
Min: -0.47  Med: 0.63 Max: 0.72
Current: 0.19
-0.47
0.72
F-Score: 1
Z-Score: -1.72
M-Score: -6.60
GuruFocus Profitability Rank ranks how profitable a company is and how likely the company’s business will stay that way. It is based on these factors:

1. Operating Margin
2. Trend of the Operating Margin (5-year average). The company with an uptrend profit margin has a higher rank.
••3. Consistency of the profitability
4. Piotroski F-Score
5. Predictability Rank•

The maximum rank is 10. A rank of 7 or higher means a higher profitability and may stay that way. A rank of 3 or lower indicates that the company has had trouble to make a profit.

Profitability Rank is not directly related to the Financial Strength Rank. But if a company is consistently profitable, its financial strength will be stronger.

Profitability & Growth : 4/10

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Operating margin (%) -36.25
BODY's Operating margin (%) is ranked lower than
122% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.67 vs. BODY: -36.25 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Operating margin (%) only.
BODY' s 10-Year Operating margin (%) Range
Min: -18.82  Med: 5.15 Max: 10.59
Current: -36.25
-18.82
10.59
Net-margin (%) -31.10
BODY's Net-margin (%) is ranked lower than
122% of the 892 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.40 vs. BODY: -31.10 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Net-margin (%) only.
BODY' s 10-Year Net-margin (%) Range
Min: -14.92  Med: 2.62 Max: 6.65
Current: -31.1
-14.92
6.65
ROE (%) -144.64
BODY's ROE (%) is ranked lower than
124% of the 878 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 7.22 vs. BODY: -144.64 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROE (%) only.
BODY' s 10-Year ROE (%) Range
Min: -52.45  Med: 20.22 Max: 92.33
Current: -144.64
-52.45
92.33
ROA (%) -63.20
BODY's ROA (%) is ranked lower than
121% of the 899 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.18 vs. BODY: -63.20 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROA (%) only.
BODY' s 10-Year ROA (%) Range
Min: -31.28  Med: 8.48 Max: 17.2
Current: -63.2
-31.28
17.2
ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) -166.29
BODY's ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
122% of the 893 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 13.77 vs. BODY: -166.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) only.
BODY' s 10-Year ROC (Joel Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: -117.78  Med: 112.62 Max: 160.04
Current: -166.29
-117.78
160.04
Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) -1.60
BODY's Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) is ranked lower than
150% of the 726 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 3.20 vs. BODY: -1.60 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) only.
BODY' s 10-Year Revenue Growth (3Y)(%) Range
Min: 0  Med: -1.60 Max: 5.2
Current: -1.6
0
5.2
» BODY's 10-Y Financials

Financials


Revenue & Net Income
Cash & Debt
Oprt. Cash Flow & Free Cash Flow

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Guru Trades

Q4 2013

BODY Guru Trades in Q4 2013

Richard Snow 248,209 sh (+149.76%)
Paul Tudor Jones 64,500 sh (+24.52%)
Zeke Ashton Sold Out
Chuck Royce Sold Out
Jim Simons 32,818 sh (-83.50%)
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Q1 2014

BODY Guru Trades in Q1 2014

Jim Simons 409,558 sh (+1147.97%)
Paul Tudor Jones 25,900 sh (-59.84%)
Richard Snow 52,389 sh (-78.89%)
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Q2 2014

BODY Guru Trades in Q2 2014

George Soros 27,700 sh (New)
Paul Tudor Jones Sold Out
Richard Snow Sold Out
Jim Simons 16,100 sh (-96.07%)
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Q3 2014

BODY Guru Trades in Q3 2014

Jim Simons Sold Out
George Soros Sold Out
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Ratios

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Forward P/E 2.52
BODY's Forward P/E is ranked lower than
263% of the 415 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 16.00 vs. BODY: 2.52 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Forward P/E only.
N/A
P/B 0.01
BODY's P/B is ranked lower than
122% of the 890 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.93 vs. BODY: 0.01 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful P/B only.
BODY' s 10-Year P/B Range
Min: 0.01  Med: 1.52 Max: 5.98
Current: 0.01
0.01
5.98
EV-to-EBIT -0.19
BODY's EV-to-EBIT is ranked lower than
153% of the 711 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 15.26 vs. BODY: -0.19 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful EV-to-EBIT only.
BODY' s 10-Year EV-to-EBIT Range
Min: -24.8  Med: 4.60 Max: 16.8
Current: -0.19
-24.8
16.8
Current Ratio 1.29
BODY's Current Ratio is ranked lower than
129% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 1.55 vs. BODY: 1.29 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Current Ratio only.
BODY' s 10-Year Current Ratio Range
Min: 0.93  Med: 1.82 Max: 2.72
Current: 1.29
0.93
2.72
Quick Ratio 0.89
BODY's Quick Ratio is ranked lower than
129% of the 845 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 0.85 vs. BODY: 0.89 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Quick Ratio only.
BODY' s 10-Year Quick Ratio Range
Min: 0.37  Med: 1.16 Max: 2.01
Current: 0.89
0.37
2.01
Days Inventory 39.41
BODY's Days Inventory is ranked lower than
127% of the 855 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 83.58 vs. BODY: 39.41 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Inventory only.
BODY' s 10-Year Days Inventory Range
Min: 35.27  Med: 36.17 Max: 38.17
Current: 39.41
35.27
38.17
Days Sales Outstanding 1.17
BODY's Days Sales Outstanding is ranked lower than
150% of the 725 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 12.58 vs. BODY: 1.17 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Days Sales Outstanding only.
BODY' s 10-Year Days Sales Outstanding Range
Min: 1.58  Med: 2.55 Max: 5.53
Current: 1.17
1.58
5.53

Valuation & Return

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Price/Tangible Book 0.02
BODY's Price/Tangible Book is ranked lower than
133% of the 817 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 2.26 vs. BODY: 0.02 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Price/Tangible Book only.
BODY' s 10-Year Price/Tangible Book Range
Min: 0.5  Med: 2.74 Max: 13.4
Current: 0.02
0.5
13.4
Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) -526.30
BODY's Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) is ranked lower than
121% of the 904 Companies
in the Global Apparel Stores industry.

( Industry Median: 5.20 vs. BODY: -526.30 )
Ranked among companies with meaningful Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) only.
BODY' s 10-Year Earnings Yield (Greenblatt) (%) Range
Min: 6  Med: 9.60 Max: 31.9
Current: -526.3
6
31.9

Business Description

Industry: Retail - Apparel & Specialty » Apparel Stores
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Body Central Corp, a Delaware company was founded in 1972. The Company closed its initial public offering on October 14, 2010. It is a multi-channel specialty retailer offering apparel and accessories at value prices. It operates specialty apparel stores under the Body Central and Body Shop banners, as well as a direct business comprised of Body Central catalog and e-commerce website at www.bodycentral.com. The Company targets women in their late teens to mid-thirties from diverse cultural backgrounds, who seek the latest fashions at affordable prices. Its stores features an assortment of tops, dresses, bottoms, jewelry, lingerie, accessories and shoes sold primarily under Body Central, Sexy Stretch, and Lipstick Lingerie labels. The Company updates its merchandise and floor sets with an emphasis on coordinated outfits presented by lifestyle to entice its customers to shop frequently. The Company does not own or operate manufacturing facilities, but buys its merchandise from third-party vendors on an order-by-order basis. It has relationships with approximately 225 U.S. vendors. The Company operates its business through two primary sales channels: retail stores and direct, which consists of the Body Central catalog and website. As of December 28, 2013, it had 294 retail stores operating under the names Body Central and Body Shop in 28 states, located primarily in the South, Southwest, Mid-Atlantic and Midwest. The stores have historically been located in regional malls and lifestyle centers in small, medium and large markets. The nature of fashion merchandise enables the Company to be successful in markets across hot, warm and cold climates.
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